Study Information Technology in Australia

IT at Deakin University

Our degrees are professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) – meaning your degree is recognised by industry, which can lead to better employment outcomes. You can also choose to study units at Deakin that lead to Cisco certification.

As a constantly evolving industry, IT offers an exciting future. At Deakin University, Australia, you can study from a diverse range of fields to open up employment opportunities in just about any industry, and contribute to the way we work, socialise, communicate and entertain ourselves.

Industry placements: embedded in our degrees to give you the skills industry needs
Diverse career opportunities: IT skills are relevant across industry sectors


We are a multi-award winning, internationally recognised university and we are proud to be:

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A top university worldwide

Ranked among the Top 1% of universities worldwide.*
*ShanghaiRankings World University Rankings 2017

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Top young university

One of the Top 50 young universities in the world.^
^The Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings

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Ranked among the Top 150 of universities worldwide for computer science**
**2017 ARWU Subject Ranking

Computer science

Computer science gives you the skills to design and develop advanced software and systems. Computer scientists are problem solvers and innovators who conceptualise and solve practical computing problems, such as the development of the Internet, social media, autonomous cars, social robots, smartphones, and artificial intelligence.

Cyber Security

Cyber security professionals protect the data and systems of digital services we use for daily business and communication. Study at Deakin and gain the skills to understand cyber issues and ways to identify, diagnose and resolve these challenges.

Software engineering

Create the smart systems of the future by pursuing an innovative career in software engineering. Learn how to build disruptive technologies to affect change, and acquire specialised skills in AI, robotics and the Internet of Things.

Data science

Harness the power of science - massive amounts of data and information is collected every second via the internet, social media, sensors and networks all over the world. Analytics graduates are taught the required skills to take this data and extract the relevant information and turn it into something meaningful and persuasive.

IT Degrees

Find out more about studying information technology at Deakin or select an information technology degree from the table below.



While the information provided here was correct at the time of publication, Deakin University reserves the right to alter, amend or delete details of scholarship, degree and unit offerings.

Harshani Fernando - Bachelor of Information Technology student from Sri Lanka

'The years I spent at Deakin have been a wonderful ride so far. I managed to secure an internship as an IT consultant at the Deakin FreelancingHUB. A group of 7 cross-disciplinary members worked on a real-world project related to Agile Methodology and Agile Project Management Software for the software company; reinteractive.'

Deakin in your country

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